Richards, Grant, 1872-1948

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English publisher and author; full name: Franklin Thomas Grant Richards.

From the description of Grant Richards papers, 1897-1936. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 319637744

British author and publisher.

From the description of Grant Richards collection of A.E. Housman material, 1898-1947 (bulk 1910-1942). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980264

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British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001305.0x00038b

Biographical Note

Grant Richards

  • 1872, Oct.: Born, Oxford, England
  • 1890: Became staff member of Review of Reviews
  • 1897: Opened his own publishing firm
  • 1897 - 1899 : Published works of Maurice Maeterlinck, G. B. Shaw, Arnold Bennett, H. G. Wells, Grant Allen, Alice Meynell; also published first works of John Masefield and G. K. Chesterton
  • 1898: Published second edition of A. E. Housman’s A Shropshire Lad. London: G. Richards
  • 1912: Published Caviare. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Co.
  • 1913: Published Valentine. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Co.
  • 1915: Published Bittersweet. London: G. Richards
  • 1920: Published Double Life. New York: Dodd, Mead and Co.
  • 1922: Published A. E. Housman’s Last Poems. London: G. Richards
  • 1924: Published Every Wife. New York: E. J. Clode
  • 1927: Published Fair Exchange. New York: George H. Doran Co.
  • 1928: Published The Coast of Pleasure. New York: Harper & Brothers Published The Hasty Marriage. London: J. Cape
  • 1932: Published Memories of a Misspent Youth. London: W. Heinemann
  • 1942: Published Housman. New York: Oxford University Press
  • 1948: Died, Monte Carlo

A. E. Housman

  • 1859, March 26: Born at Catskill, Worcestershire, England
  • 1870 - 1877 : Educated at Bromsgrove School, Worcestershire, England
  • 1877 - 1881 : Educated at St. John’s College, Oxford, England
  • 1882 - 1892 : Worked in English patent office as a higher division clerk
  • 1892: Professor of Latin, University College, London, Englnd
  • 1896: Published A Shropshire Lad. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trűbner
  • 1898: Published second edition of A Shropshire Lad. London: G. Richards
  • 1911: Kennedy professor of Latin, Cambridge University, Cambridge, England
  • 1922: Published Last Poems. London: G. Richards
  • 1936: Published More Poems. London: J. Cape
  • 1936, April 30: Died, Cambridge, England

From the guide to the Grant Richards Collection of A. E. Housman Material, 1898-1947, (bulk 1910-1942), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Symons, Arthur, 1865-1945. Arthur Symons collection, 1893-1919. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Caine, Hall, Sir, 1853-1931. Letter : Isle of Man, to Grant Richards, [1898] Sept. 1. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Rolfe, Frederick, 1860-1913. Papers, 1892-1906. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Doyle, Arthur Conan, Sir, 1859-1930. Letters, ca. 1890-ca. 1918. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Housman, A. E. (Alfred Edward), 1859-1936. Letters : Cambridge, to Grant Richards, London, 1913-1935. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Richards, Grant, 1872-1948. Grant Richards collection of A.E. Housman material, 1898-1947 (bulk 1910-1942). Library of Congress
creatorOf Richards, Grant, 1872-1948. Grant Richards records, 1897-1930. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
creatorOf Housman, A. E. (Alfred Edward), 1859-1936. Autograph letters signed (ca. 121) and telegrams (2) : Trinity College, Cambridge to Grant Richards, 1904-1933. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Firbank, Ronald, 1886-1926. Letters, 1925. Indiana University
creatorOf O'Sullivan, Vincent, 1872-1940. Papers, 1894-1994. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Housman, A. E. (Alfred Edward), 1859-1936. Letters : Cambridge, to Grant Richards, London, 1911-1912. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Le Gallienne, Richard, 1866-1947. Letters, 1888-1938. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Le Gallienne, Richard, 1866-1947. Letters to Grant Richards, 1891-1930. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Hudson, W. H. (William Henry), 1841-1922. Papers. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Grant Richards Collection of A. E. Housman Material, 1898-1947, (bulk 1910-1942) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Arthur Machen collection of papers, 1900-[1947, 1910-1933 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
creatorOf Harris, Frank, 1855-1931. Papers : of Frank Harris, 1893-1930. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Housman, Laurence, 1865-1959. Laurence Housman papers, 1936-1958. Library of Congress
creatorOf Nicholson, William, 1872-1949. Letter : London, to Grant Richards, London, 1909 Apr. 22. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Sacheverell Sitwell Collection TXRC03-A1., 1912-1988 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Sharp, William, 1855-1905. Autograph letter signed : [London?], to Grant Richards, [1899?]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946. Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas papers, 1837-1961. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Ellsworth, William Webster, 1855-1936. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1912-1913. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946. Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas collection, 1901-1987. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950,. Letters and postcards signed to and from Bernard Shaw [manuscript], 1898-1928. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Douglas, Norman, 1868-1952. ALS : London, to Grant Richards, 1917 Oct. 3. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Odle, Alan. Letter : London, to Mr. [Grant?] Richards, 1911 Feb. 4. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Edward Carpenter Letters and Postcards, 1880-1923 Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives
referencedIn Max Reinhardt papers, 1899-2006 British Library: Western Manuscripts
referencedIn Caine, Hall, Sir, 1853-1931. Letter : Isle of Man, to Grant Richards, [1898] Sept. 1. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Masefield, John, 1878-1967. Miscellaneous papers, 1903-1967. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Theodore Watts-Dunton collection of papers, 1871-1914 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
creatorOf Cunninghame Graham, R. B. (Robert Bontine), 1852-1936. Papers. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Shiel, M. P. (Matthew Phipps), 1865-1947. Matthew Phipps Shiel collection of papers, 1897-[1948]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Theodore Dreiser collection, 1897-1983. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Newman, Ernest, 1868-1959. Autograph letters signed (16) and typewritten letters signed (4), dated : Liverpool, Birmingham, London [and n.p.], 1900-1921, to Grant Richards, 1900-1921. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Machen, Arthur, 1863-1947. Letters to Grant Richards, 1905-1923. Princeton University Library
creatorOf Hassall, John, 1868-1948. Letter : London, to [Grant] Richards, 1918 Feb. 20. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Correspondence, contracts and press cuttings relating to the works of Helen Bannerman, 1899-1949. Correspondence (selectively indexed) includes:Photocopies of three letters of 1899 from Alice M. E. Bond to Grant Richards, expressing Bannerman’s disap..., 1899-1949 British Library
creatorOf Sitwell, Sacheverell, 1897-1988. Sacheverell Sitwell Collection, 1912-1988. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn George Bernard Shaw Collection TXRC99-A3., 1757-1963, (bulk 1875-1950) Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Watts-Dunton, Theodore, 1832-1914. Theodore Watts-Dunton collection of papers, 1872-1912. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Machen, Arthur, 1863-1947. Arthur Machen collection of papers, 1900-[1947] bulk (1910-1933). New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Richards, Grant, 1872-1948. Papers : 1930s. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Harris, Frank, 1855-1931. Frank Harris papers, 1894-1945. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946. Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas collection, 1901-1987. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Housman, Laurence, 1865-1959. Letters and postcards : London, to Grant Richards, London, 1900-1908. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Richards, Grant, 1872-1948. Grant Richards letters. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
creatorOf Omond, T.S. (Thomas Stewart), 1846-1923. Letters to Grant Richards, 1903-1904. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Masefield, John, 1878-1967. John Masefield collection of papers, 1894-[1966] bulk (1902-[1956]). New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Davidson, John, 1857-1909. John Davidson collection, 1879-1945 (bulk 1890-1909). Princeton University Library
creatorOf Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950. George Bernard Shaw Collection, 1757-1963 (bulk 1875-1950). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Lee-Hamilton, Eugene, 1845-1907. Letters, 1883-1897. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Housman, A. E. (Alfred Edward), 1859-1936. Letters : Highgate, Pinner, and Cambridge, to Laurence Housman, 1894-1936. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Buchan, John, 1875-1940. Letters, 1898-1927. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Macfall, Haldane, 1860-1928. Letters, 1907-1909, London, to Grant Richards. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Lowndes, Marie Belloc, 1868-1947. Letter, [n.y.], Feb. 6, Westminster, Eng., to Mr. Richards. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Letters to Grant Richards, 1905-1914. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Biographical sketches, 1897-1898. Houghton Library.
referencedIn James Joyce collection of papers, 1897-1971, 1902-1949 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
referencedIn Frank Harris papers, 1894-1945. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Shiel, M. P. (Matthew Phipps), 1865-1947. Children of the wind, ca. 1922. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Matthew Phipps Shiel collection of papers, 1897-[1948 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
referencedIn Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas papers, 1837-1961 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Holtby, Winifred, 1898-1935. [Letters to] Dear Sir / Winifred Holtby. Smith College, Neilson Library
creatorOf Richards, Grant, 1872-1948. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1903-1931. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Richards, Grant, 1872-1948. Letters : London, to J.B. Booth, 1933 Nov. 27 and 1938 Oct. 27. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Symons, Arthur, 1865-1945. Arthur Symons collection, 1893-1919. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946. Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas papers, 1837-1961. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf White, William, 1910-1995. Papers of William White [manuscript], 1875-1987. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Sir William Rothenstein correspondence and other papers, 1887-1957. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Sharp, William, 1855-1905. Autograph letters signed (20) and autograph postcard signed : to Grant Allen, his wife and son, and to Grant Richards, 1894-1900. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Burnett, Frances Hodgson, 1849-1924. Correspondence with Arlo Bates, Charles B. Dillingham, Norman Forbes Robertson, Grant Richards, her sister, Mrs. [Louise Chandler] Moulton, Charlie Stoddard, Mrs. Rideing, Colonel Bunbury, and others. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn John Masefield collection of papers, 1894-[1966, 1902-1956 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
creatorOf Harris, Frank, 1855-1931. Frank Harris collection, 1896-1928. University of California, Los Angeles
creatorOf Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945. Theodore Dreiser collection, 1897-1983. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Joyce, James, 1882-1941. James Joyce collection of papers, 1897-1971 bulk (1902-1949). New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Hunt, Violet, 1862-1942. Violet Hunt letters, 1913-1926. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Joyce, James, 1882-1941. James Joyce collection, [ca. 1893]-1941 (bulk 1901-1920). Cornell University Library
referencedIn Flecker, James Elroy, 1884-1915. Unpublished autograph letters of James Elroy Flecker, 1907-1908. Princeton University Library
referencedIn Frank Harris Collection, 1896-1928 University of California, Los Angeles. William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
referencedIn Oscar Wilde and his Literary Circle Collection: Correspondence, 1819, 1849-1957, 1962 William Andrews Clark Memorial Library.
creatorOf John Lane Company. Records of the John Lane Company, 1856-1933 (bulk, 1894-1930). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn John Lane Company Records TXRC00-A11., 1856-1933, bulk 1894-1930 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Haggard, H. Rider (Henry Rider), 1856-1925. H. RIder Haggard papers, 1866-1956. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Crane, Walter, 1845-1915. Letter : London, to Grant Richards, 1907 July 29. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Housman, A. E. (Alfred Edward), 1859-1936. Autograph letter signed : Trinity College, Cambridge, to Grant Richards, 1923 Sept. 23. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn James Joyce collection, [ca. 1893]-1941, (bulk 1901-1920) Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Joyce, James, 1882-1941. James Joyce letters to Grant Richards : typed transcripts, 1905-1914. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Rothenstein, William, Sir, 1872-1945. Biographical sketches, 1897-1898. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Richards, Grant, 1872-1948. Letters : London, to A.E. Housman, 1920-1934. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Joyce, James, 1882-1941. Letters to Grant Richards, 1905-1914. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Arthur Symons collection, 1893-1919 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence and records, 1832-1944. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Pryde, James, 1866-1941. Letter : London, to Grant Richards, 1907 Feb. 9. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Richards, Grant, 1872-1948. Grant Richards papers, 1897-1936. The Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
referencedIn Housman, A. E. (Alfred Edward), 1859-1936. Letters : Cambridge, to Mrs. Grant Richards, Bigfrith, Cookham Dean, Berks, 1918-1932. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Chambers, Robert W. (Robert William), 1865-1933. Papers of Robert W. Chambers [manuscript], 1896-1932. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Noyes, Alfred, 1880-1958. Letter, [1902 or 1903], Aberystwyth, Wales, to Grant Richards. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas collection, 1901-1987 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Booth, J. B. (John Bennion), b. 1880. person
associatedWith Buchan, John, 1875-1940. person
associatedWith Burnett, Frances Hodgson, 1849-1924. person
correspondedWith Bynner, Witter, 1881-1968 person
associatedWith Caine, Hall, Sir, 1853-1931. person
associatedWith Carpenter, Edward, 1844-1929 person
correspondedWith Carter, John, 1905-1975 person
correspondedWith Century Company corporateBody
associatedWith Chambers, Robert W. (Robert William), 1865-1933. person
associatedWith Crane, Walter, 1845-1915. person
associatedWith Cunninghame Graham, R. B. (Robert Bontine), 1852-1936. person
associatedWith Davidson, John, 1857-1909. person
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
associatedWith Douglas, Norman, 1868-1952. person
associatedWith Doyle, Arthur Conan, Sir, 1859-1930. person
associatedWith Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945. person
correspondedWith Drinkwater, John, 1882-1937 person
associatedWith Ellsworth, William Webster, 1855-1936. person
associatedWith Firbank, Ronald, 1886-1926. person
correspondedWith Flecker, James Elroy, 1884-1915. person
associatedWith Grant Richards Ltd. corporateBody
associatedWith Haggard, H. Rider (Henry Rider), 1856-1925. person
associatedWith Harris, Frank, 1855-1931. person
associatedWith Hassall, John, 1868-1948. person
associatedWith Holtby, Winifred, 1898-1935. person
correspondedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Housman, A. E. (Alfred Edward), 1859-1936. person
associatedWith Housman, Laurence, 1865-1959. person
associatedWith Hudson, W. H. (William Henry), 1841-1922. person
correspondedWith Huebsch, B. W. (Benjamin W.), 1876-1964 person
associatedWith Hunt, Violet, 1862-1942. person
associatedWith John Lane Company corporateBody
associatedWith Joyce, James, 1882-1941. person
associatedWith Lee-Hamilton, Eugene, 1845-1907. person
associatedWith Le Gallienne, Richard, 1866-1947. person
associatedWith Lowndes, Marie Belloc, 1868-1947. person
associatedWith Macfall, Haldane, 1860-1928. person
associatedWith Machen, Arthur, 1863-1947. person
associatedWith Masefield, John, 1878-1967. person
associatedWith Newman, Ernest, 1868-1959. person
associatedWith Nicholson, William, 1872-1949. person
correspondedWith Nicolson, Harold, 1886-1968 person
associatedWith Noyes, Alfred, 1880-1958. person
associatedWith Odle, Alan. person
associatedWith Omond, T.S. (Thomas Stewart), 1846-1923. person
associatedWith O'Sullivan, Vincent, 1872-1940. person
correspondedWith Oxford University Press corporateBody
correspondedWith Perkins, Maxwell E. (Maxwell Evarts), 1884-1947 person
associatedWith Pryde, James, 1866-1941. person
associatedWith Roberts, Arthur, 1852-1933. person
associatedWith Rolfe, Frederick, 1860-1913. person
associatedWith Rothenstein, William, Sir, 1872-1945. person
associatedWith Sharp, William, 1855-1905. person
associatedWith Shaw, George Bernard, 1856-1950 person
associatedWith Shiel, M. P. (Matthew Phipps), 1865-1947. person
associatedWith Sitwell, Sacheverell, 1897-1988 person
associatedWith Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946. person
associatedWith Symons, Arthur, 1865-1945. person
correspondedWith Symons, Katharine E. (Katharine Elizabeth) person
associatedWith Theodore, Dreiser 1871-1945. person
correspondedWith Trevelyan, George Macaulay, 1876-1962 person
associatedWith Wallace, Edgar, 1875-1932. person
associatedWith Watts-Dunton, Theodore, 1832-1914. person
associatedWith White, William, 1910-1995. person
associatedWith William Andrews Clark Memorial Library corporateBody
correspondedWith Wilson, Edmund, 1895-1972 person
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Great Britain
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Authors, English--Photographs
Advertising--Books
Poets, English--20th century--Biography
Authors, English
Classicists--Great Britain--Biography
Authors and publishers
Classicists--Biography
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Authors, English
Authors
Publisher
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Birth 1872

Death 1948

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